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Selena Gomez accused of lip-syncing at American Music Awards performance

/ 06:07 PM November 21, 2017

Selena Gomez slayed her red carpet look with her new blonde look. Image: American Music Awards

After slaying her red carpet look with a blonde hairdo and a biker jacket-inspired dress, Selena Gomez went dramatic for her American Music Awards performance.

She performed “Wolves,” her latest single with DJ Marshmello.

Gomez appeared to come out of a car crash as she sang on a wrecked car in a silky, white nightgown.

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Selena Gomez

Image: American Music Awards

Selena Gomez

Image: American Music Awards

While fans celebrated her so far only TV performance of the year—the “Bad Liar” singer underwent a kidney transplant months ago for lupus—some thought it was a wreck.

TV viewers cried that she was lip-syncing, possibly because she appeared to be covering her face as part of the choreography.

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Gomez’s fans, also known as Selenators, came to her defense. One claimed that effects were added to make her voice sound robotic.

According to TMZ, sources close to the singer said that she was singing live to a backing track. Her languid disposition was also said to be part of the entire act. /ra

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